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THE PILOT, Southern Pines and Aberdeen, North Carolina
Friday, May 10, 1935,
Class of 11 Graduated
President of Maxton College Ad
dresses Seniors and Rev. Stim-
son Delivers Baccalaureate
‘Send a Dime”
Those Chain Letters Flood
Mails of Sandhills P. O.;
U. S. Rules Illegal
Those chain letters asking for
dimes flooded the Sandhills this
iveek just as the Postoffice Depart
ment at Washington began its
campaign to stop them. The scheme
has been declared illegal and fed
eral authorities are considering
denying the use of the mails to
those sending the letters along.
One sample letter received here
Wrap a dime securely, place in
an envelope and mail to the first
name on the above list. Make five
copies of this letter, omitting the
first name on the above list. Mail
the five copies to five friends. Be
sure to mail your letter within two
days after receiving this: If this
is done you should receive $1,-
562.50. Figue it out for yourself.
BE SURE TO MAIL LETTER
TO FRIENDS WHO WILL CAR
RY OUT INSTRUCTIONS.
Mail dime to the first person on
the above list. Mark off that name
and add your name to the bottom
of the list.
Graduation exercises of the Vass-
Lakeview High School were held at
10 o’clock Tuesday morning, at which
time diplomas were presented to the
eleven graduates by County Super
intendent H. Lee Thomas. The Rev.
Cary Adams, president of Maxton
Presbyterian College, was the speak
er and his message was one of inter
est and sound counsel. Mr. Adams
was introduced by his personal friend,
the Rev. C. A. Lawrence.
Diplomas were awarded to the fol
lowing: Pauline Elizabeth Thompson,
Minnie Dera Dawson, Annie L. Thom
as, Laura Helen Klingenschmidt,
Marian Genevieve Cameron, LeRoy
Furr, Coker D. Blue, Robert Guthrie
Rosser, Joseph Henry McRae, Mar
vin Jasper Williams and Richard
The recitation medal was present
ed to Marian McMillan; the declama
tion medal to Henry Parker; the
scholarship medal to Lula Cameron,
and a fountain pen, given by the Wo
man’s Club to that student in high
school making the greatest improve
ment in English work during the
year, to Watson Marks. Supt. Mc-
Crummen. who presented these
awards, also gave certificates to the
twenty-five seventh grade graduates I Mrs. Herman MacNeille
and perfect atendance certificates to Thursday for their home In
a large number who had been neither College Point, N. "i.
absent nor tardy during the year. | Mr. and Mrs. Myron C. Knapp of
All of the commencement programs Danbury, Conn., returned to tSieir
were well attended, beginning with the Tuesday.
recitation-declamation contest on Fri-1 Mrs. Leon Wylie and children of
day evening. Those competing tor the Washington, D. C., are guests of Mr.
medals were Myrtle Priest, Frances and Mrs. I. G. W’ylie.
Bailey, Marian McMillan, Viola Briggs | Mrs. Mina Latshaw, who has been
and Rebecca Gardner; Herbert Cam- a patient in Moore County Hospital
eron. Henry Parker and Pre.‘^ton Mat- for several weeks, returned to her
thews. home last Thursday, much improved
On Sunday evening the baccalaur- health. Mrs. Holder is caring for
eate sermon was preached by the Rev,
J. Fred Stimson of Southern Pines. I Miss Dorothy C. V, allace of Park-
The substance of his splendid sermon view Hospital, Rocky Mount, spent
was that unless God was given first week-end at the home oi her par-
place in the life, that life could be Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Wallace,
but a miserable failure. Mr. Stimson Miss Henrietta Risley left VV ednes-
was introduced by Attorney W. Uun- visit Mr. and Mrs. Warren A.
can Matthews. a few weeks.
I Miss Pauline Little returned to her
Class exerci.ses wh.cn were unique Connecticut last week,
and humorous were given on Monday ^
evening, Dera Dawson was salutator- Marguerite Ue
ian and Robert Rosser was valed.c- Lacy Adcox and Douglas Allison
tonan. The mascots, Joan Livmgs on Festival at
dressed^in blue,^ and Billy^B^^^^ Flora Macdonald College Tuesday.
I W. B. Sayer of Wam'ich, N. Y., re
turned to his home Monday night.
in a white .suit, were seated on the
stage with the class.
The high school play, “When a
Feller Needs a Friend,” attracted and
pleased a large audience on Tuesday
evening, the final evening of the com-
Mrs. Jessie Carter of Raleigh is
spending some time at the home of
J. H. Suttenfield.
^ , .. * , u Misses Florence and Josephine
mencement. The play was directed by ^ i *4. ^ . f
^elford left Monday for their home
Miss Eunice Setzer. Violin selections
by Robert, John and Janet Rosser
and choiaises bv the high school bovs '‘‘’“■“‘s
, H, 1- f TVTicc atives m Norwood and Albemarle,
and girls under the direction of Miss
Elizabeth Wood were interesting fea
tures of the various programs.
The year's work was one of the
most successful ever accomplished by
the school. It is the custom of the
Mrs. J. R. Lampley is visiting rel-
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Landon left
Monday for their home in Connecti
Miss Mildred Brooks is visiting
Mrs. c. L. Jackson. M's.? Brooks is a
I i Held for Store
and Garage Thefts
Negro Gang in Recorder’s Court
Fcr Standard Store and
! Theodore Coleman, James Ander-
son and Lonie Williams, alleged mem
bers of a notorious gang of Negro
desperadoes that has been working
in and around Fayetteville for about
two months, breaking and entering
buildings and .®tealing therefrom,
were in Rec. rder’s Court on Monday
I to face charge i of breaking and en
tering the Standard Store in Aber-
deen. Probable cause was found and
they were bound to Superior Court
under bond of $1000 each.
Coleman, Anderson and Bill Clark
were bound to Superior Court under
bond of $500 each on a charge of
breaking and entering the Chevrolet
place in Aberdeen and stealing a
Coleman, Anderson and Williams
were sighted near the Standard Store
on Monday morning of last week
when, after apparently having been
frightened away, they returned to
load their loot into the stolen car in
which they were traveling, it is said.
They fled, but officers gave chase and
were successful in rounding up the
Ethel Richardson, colored, was
charged wtih stealing clothing from
the home of Mrs. W. H. McNeill in
Carthage, where she had been work
ing. The girl, who is said to have the
mentality of a five-year-old child, was
sentenced to jail for thirty days to
be examined by the county physician
' with a view of getting into the
State Hospital in Goldsboro.
Mrs. G. W'. Wilkes of Wagram
spent last week with Mr, and Mrs,
I Mrs. A. H. Williams. Mrs. Raymond
Howe, Mrs. Daniel McNeill and Mrs.
J. R. McQueen were luncheon guests
'of Miss Flora and Margaret McQueen
at Overhills Thursday.
! Hiram Mclnnis, who has neen work
ing in Pinehurst during the winter,
ha.s come home for the summer.
Mrs. J. W. Cameron and daughter
Pohnsie of Cameron spent Friday with
Air. and Mrs. T. J. Coore.
I Mrs. A. H. Williams, Mrs. Raymond
Howe and Misses Rebecca Bacon and
Alice Littlefield were in Charlotte
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. McQueen were
Thursday night dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. F. M. Dwight of Manley.
Howard Mclnnis and Edwin Causey
^.•ere in Raleigh Saturday.
■ Mr. and Mrs. G. A, Sharpe of
Greensboro spent Sunday with rela
tives here, Mrs, Sharpe remained for
a week’s visit with Mrs. W. H. Rich
ardson, Mrs. A. C. Cox and D. c.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Murray of Ral
eigh called on Mr. and Mrs, T, J,
A Good Harvest
Moore County Farmers (let
$93,746 in Rental and Ben-
Rental and benefit payments to
North Carolina farmers cooperat
ing with the agricultural adjust
ment programs had reached a to
tal of $19,959,083.75 by March 31.
including payments distributed to
signers of cotton, tobacco, wheat
and hog-com contracts since the
programs started in 1933. These
payments do not measure the to
tal increase in farm Income as a
result of the adjustment programs.
Dean I. O. Schaub, of State Col
Tobacco growers received the
largest amount to March 31, $$11,-
090,912.41; cotton growers receiv
ed $8,274,809.52; corn-hog grow
ers $510,979.01, and wheat growers
received $8,274,909.52; corn-hog
growers $510,979.01, and wheat
growers $82,482.85. Robeson coun.
ty topped the list with $1,203,-
Moore county had received $93,-
746.22 to March 31.
Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Willoox at
tended the State convention of the
North Carolina Medical Society in
Whitney Von Canon and Milton Ly
ons of Carolina, North Lewis of
Elon and Alan McDonald of Davidson
spent the week-end at their home.
Charles Yager of Davidson was the
week-end guest of Alan McDonald,
j Mrs. Charles Ritter, Mrs. B. U.
Richardson, Mrs. Floyd Uphold, the
Misses Nancy Richardson, Jean Von
Canon, Julia Von Canon, and Mas
ter Larry Lee Uphold spent Wednes
day in Sanford. Master Uphold is the
mascot of the Senior class.
Miss Vivian Ross of Burlington was
the house guest of Miss Nellie Lewis
over the week-end.
Mrs. David Wilson and Mrs. Fred
Von Canon spent Saturday in Char
Harry Russell of Wagram spent the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Miss Clarise Richardson and Mas
ter John Von Canon won first places
in the boys’ and the girls’ division
of the elementary group of the West
End School declamation and recita
tion contest. Little Miss Geraldine
I Bruton and Master Cl*arles Bullard
won first places in the primary group.
Each of the winners received a gold
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Sinclair g&ve a
luncheon at the Community Hall
Tuesday In honor of the Seniors. The
members of the faculty were invited
LEGION AUXILIARY ENJOYS
MAY DAY AT SAMARCAND
Eleven members of Sandhill Unit,
134, American Legion Auxiliary, at
tended the annual May Day activities
at Samarcand Manor last Friday af
Miss Grace M. Robson, who is in
charge at Samarcand Manor and
who is also a member of Sandhills
unit. Invited the auxiliary to be her
guests at the festivities and all who
were fortunate enough to attend thor
oughly enjoyed the program arranged
by the girls, which of course includ
ed the crowning of a queen and a
Maypole dance. All who took part
were In appropriate costumes and
I every part of the program was well
The regular meeting of the unit
will be held at the home of Mrs. L. V.
O’Callaghan next Monday evening.
May 13 at 8 p. m.
Bird Club Ends a
Final Meeting of Organization
Begun in 1926 Was Held
1 i * n. graduate of Campbell College and is
high school to exempt the students “
from examination on all subject, upon Baptist State
which they make a. average of
ninety or more during the term.
There were sixty-seven exemptions,
and eleven students were exempt
from examination on all subjects.
Tho.qe making this fine record were
engaged to conduct the daily vaca
tion Bible school which will be held in
the Methodist ChJ’cU June 2-15.
I The Boy sc 'uts, under the leader
ship of the Rev. C. O. Newell enjoy-
Robert Rosser. Marian Cameron and an over-night hike to Blue’s Bridge
Dera Dawson of the senior class; ^ S'y ^ S t-
Alma Crouse and Edna Earl Richard
son of the tenth grade; Sara Edith
Matthews, Lula Cameron and Jessie
Thomas of the ninth grade, and John
Alex Smith. Hazel Coore and Ruby
Callahan of the eighth grade.
BANKS CLOSED TODAY
CHAMBER HONORS MUSIC.^L
-4ND DRAMATIC CLUBS
At their meeting Tuesday directors
of the Southern Pines Chamber of
Commerce voted to honor with suit
able awards the members of the mus
ical and the dramatic clubs of the
local high school for their fine work
during the winter term. The dramat
ic club won the State championship
Banks in Aberdeen, Carthage, Pine
hurst and Southern Pines will be
closed all day today, Friday, while musical club high ranking in
the State Bankers' Association li m competition,
session in Pindiurst.
JOE D.AXIELS, JR. FOR ST.VTE
COMMANDER OF LEGION
Josephus Daniels, Jr., business man
ager of the News and Observer, Ral
eigh, who is being promoted by Ral
eigh Post No, 1 as candidate for
State commander of the North Car
oline Department of the American
Legion so far as is known, has no
opposition for that important posi
In recent weeks Mr. Daniels has
visited several posts over the state
and made talks at their meetings. He
was present at the Post Officers’ Con
ference a few weeks ago. So far no
announcement has been made of an
opponent and it is believed that he
will be elected without opposition, an
The election will be held at the
annual meeting in Fayetteville the
latter part of the summer.
The 1935 season of the Southern
Pines Bird Club was brought to a
close at the meeting Tuesday morn
ing. with regrets from Its 30-odd
members as well as many guests.
Every one of the 15 meetings has
been filled to the brim with most in
teresting bird lore. The hunts in Mil.
len Sanctuary, to catch a glimpse
of or here sing some little bird, rest
ing no doubt in Its many thousand
miles of migration, were living joys.
The discussions which followed these
hunts brought forth nation-wide arti
cles on birds; talks, by noted orni
thologists, writers, and members of
other bird clubs; general discussions
by its own members of other bird
clubs; general discussions by its own
members on bird life of every discrip,
tion; all these proved interesting and
gave the club a better knowledge of
Away back in 1926 when the South-
ei’n Pines Bird Club was organized,
its one object was, “to encourage the
growth and prevent the destruction of
wild birds in affiliation with the Au
dubon Society: to learn the birds and
to foster their presence in our com
During the nine years of growth
this Bird Club has carried out the
object of that pioneer group, in spirit
as well as letter. It is now recognizeJ
as one of the most active clubs in
the state, an organization the Sand
hills may well be proud of. It has
grown dear to many bird lover.s mi
grating South in the winter an-1
North in the spring, who like the
birds, evidently think Southern Pines
a pretty nice place and make it a
point to rest awhile and enjoy the
welcome and hospitality.
EXAMINATIONS FOR VAC.\NCY
IN PINEHURST POSTOFFICE
IN THIS DAY OF
BREAKS are important
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East Broad Street
The United States Civil Service
Commission announces an open com
petitive examination for the position
of fireman laborer, for filling vacan-
ces in the Post Office Department.
Custodial Service, Pinehurst. N. C.
The usual entrance salary, being $1,-
260 per year, will be paid. Applica
tions for this position must be on
file with the manager, 4th U. S. Civ
il Service District, Washington, D. C.,
not later than May 16, 1935. Appli
cations may be had at the Pinehurst
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